Can an Attorney Send Me a Letter Threatening Multiple Legal Actions if I Don’t Comply with a Demand?

A written statement of potential legal actions to follow should an agreement not be reached is acceptable within a letter from an attorney.

But the ‘threat’ of legal action is not the same as the actualization that the Court will agree with and enforce the threatened stance.

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Must the Maker of a Document Be Present for a Notary to Authenticate a Signature?

One can have a document notarized without the notary being in the same location as the Maker of the document at the time of signing. This is done by providing identification to the notary public and acknowledging to the notary that the signature on the document is that of the person seeking the notarization. Witnesses … Read more Must the Maker of a Document Be Present for a Notary to Authenticate a Signature?

Are Fax Copies of Signed Documents Legally Enforceable and Acceptable?

Facsimile (fax for short) versions of legal documents — or scanned and emailed documents or PDF files — are generally acceptable for use in legal proceedings to enforce contracts or obligations and, as such, can be relied upon by the recipient.

But one sticking point does exist.

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Can I Represent Myself Pro Se in Court With Help from an Attorney?

Yes, a person can represent himself pro se in court with help from an attorney, unless there is a local court rule that states otherwise. (Why a person would choose to pay an attorney AND take the lead in a court action is another question entirely, one that does not seem wise in 99.9% of … Read more Can I Represent Myself Pro Se in Court With Help from an Attorney?